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this is a live picture of new york city, dealing with snow. closer to home, a different situation, but still watching for the possibility of snow flurries in parts of our region. closer to home, we are hearing reports of sleet coming down. we are monitoring the situation and the problems that millions are facing in new york. we begin with senior meteorologist bob ryan. >> we have been on the edge of two major storms, sandy and now this nor'easter. this region all radar shows the snow in northern parts of new jersey. we have this little patch of leftover moisture coming through and it has enough in it, and the live doppler in the storm center, the temperatures even though they are in the low 40's, producing a little bit of light sleet but the main thing is the temperatures overnight tonight will stay above freezing. when you hit off to school and work most everything will be out of here. maybe eight lingering sprinkle or snowflake. 35 degrees above freezing, no winter weather advisories or anything. the good thing is after we get through early tomorrow morning sunshine coming back and big cha
take to makeill the repairs. thousands in new york city,, andpower came back down parts of lower manhattan. 2.7 million customers are still t electricity. there is growing praise along some anger over one of the divisive issues. the marathon was cancelled criticism. not everyone is satisfied with the decision. >> just one week ago our a marathon was threatened by sandy. seen what happened in new york. -- in their a marathon is by it.ned >> we will not be conducting 2012 new york city marathon. >> the largest marathon in the world became a victim. they hoped it would be a chance honor the city and held those struggling with ford. there will be difficult days those who have trained all year. clucks a unifying new york wasntage that controversial. like this one created outrage. budget a raider's set out along running route 1 thousands have power.not o works at a running going to go up to new see his friend it. >> these people who are suffering, give them a chance to captivated until the moment it. up with tim hanson. says cancelling the marathon the right thing to do. to sen. if the
. >>> crisis in new york. nearly half the city without power. at least two dozen dead, as the biggest hospitals fight to stay up and running. forced to evacuate the sickest patients down dark flights of stairs. >>> and, the aftermath. our team travels to the outer edges of the storm's fury, to towns demolished by a giant wall of water, where people were rescued from rooftops and sandy's misery stretches on. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with bill weir and cynthia mcfadden in new york city, and terry moran in tom's river, new jersey, this is a special edition of "nightline," the perfect storm. october 31st, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran and i'm in tom's river, new jersey, one of the hard-hit communities on the water in this state. the water that superstorm andy hurled against the atlantic seaboard from maryland, all the way up to new york city and beyond. so many communities utterly devastated. you can see this kind of scene, as you see behind me, mile after mile on this coast. and two days after landfall now, the problems are piling up. the death toll now at 74.
by the storm. having them open will allow expanded service north south and west of new york city. >> let's get a check of the weather with jacqui jeras. >> that is impacting new england, by getting better conditions here. we still have the cloudiness this morning. all the rain and snow is pretty much over with for us and new york city. a couple of sprinkles over on the eastern shore. that will be moving out sen. 42 at reagan national. 41 at dulles. we had a record yesterday. it was the lowest maximum temperature ever recorded. today no records expected. we will see maier morning shower. clearing skies in the afternoon. wind gusts 20-30 m.p.h.. our high between 50 and 55. >> we are starting off with a little activity. virginia, 66. eastbound 66 near the exit for 28 -- we will have more on that as crews arrive. in maryland, a box truck on its side. no. now 95 north of 32. -- northbound i-95 north of 32. southbound lanes are open. no problems right now a round of the beltway. >> thank you so much. 4:42 right now. immigrants rights groups will call on the president to push for immigration reform.
that fills up during major storms. >>> more on the situation here in new york city. some signs of recovery, if ever so slight. >> uh-huh. >> of street lights in lower manhattan which was inundated with wa water were restored yesterday. >> those living near the world trade center site, were first to have theirs turned back on. >> it was impossible to miss here in my hometown. lots of new yorkers walking instead of using limited bus service available. things will ease a bit today. parts of the city's extensive subway cyst,000 tell are reopening today. and measures are being put in place to ease gridlock on the streets. >> some folks had extremely long commutes because of the gridlock, yeah. resourcefulne resourcefulness, new york style. these folks hit a bank and used its power to charge cell phones. customers across northeast are having trouble completing calls because of knocked out transmission sites. late yesterday, at & t, team mobile, announced plans to share their networks during the aftermath. nice move, companies! >> new yorkers. >> been together. can you hear me now? >> resill yenl
weir and tonight, juju chang in new york city, this is fwhl until, november 2nd, 2012. >>> good evening, i'm juju chang. in the five days since superstorm sandy ravaged the east coast, those caught in its path are still reeling from the magnitude of the crisis. we now know the storm took the lives of at least 105 people, and caused an estimated $50 billion in damage and knocked out power to 8.5 million initially and 3.6 million people still remain in the dark tonight. and late today, in new york city, the largest marathon in the world was canceled for the first time ever in its 42-year history, following days of outrage at the specter of precious resources being deployed away from relief efforts. not far from the starting blocks for the marathon, staten island is a wasteland of destruction. >> within seconds, my street was getting flooded with water. >> reporter: jennifer has been staying at this hilton garden inn since the storm forced her to evacuate. >> they didn't have jackets, they didn't have nothing. we had nothing for them, no diapers, we just literally ran for our lives. >> rep
an official disaster. >> and we are just now getting late word coming about the weather and the new york city marathon. word has come in that they have cancelled it. mayor bloomberg said he was going to go through with it, but now they are going to cancel a. >> there was an uprising. a lot of people were upset. >> it was a huge problem. yes, we will keep on top of that, with the developments. >> we have the potential? >> the storm is forming. you have that outlook four, five, six days out. you look at the computer guidance. it might even be in nor'easter. back in the weather center, bob and i and the gang, we have a more classic storm warning. nothing like the scale of sandy. the closer we get the, the more we can predict its effects. >> all right. >> we have some pretty pictures. this is the time lapse. this is the high school in arlington. beautiful, mesmerizing. it is just, but i don't know, kind of a soothing. >> it looks computer-generated. >> it does. but it is not. that is a good sign if you are missing the sunshine but skies will clear out tonight and we will get sunshine for the week
storm. things are back to normal for f us, people living from jersey on the way to new york city are dealing with the e of the rain, wind, and flooding. welch joins us. what are the biggest improvements to have seen in the cleanup efforts? for anow, i have to say people to enter a new be thety, that would was that the subway today up and running. d running in aan limited fashion. am and lower manhattan right w at city hall. basically, everything south is power here.t that includes the subway stations in this part of the city. for a lot of people that commute from brooklyn into the city and versa, the city has set up a bus system. there have been some issues with this in terms of waiting time. lines for the buses have wrapped the block. cases they have been as long as a mild. it can take anywhere from three to get into the city. that, weher side of have issues today with power. to say, in the immediate aftermath of the storm there people without power. down to 3r is million. here at enter the city, michael says for some people in the outer boroughs, it could be until the end of ne
waiting for the flood waters to go down. people in new york city are heading back to work. there are long lines waiting for buses because of the crippled transportation system. we have more on that from the satellite center. >> one estimate has damage from the super star running as high as $50 billion. that could make sandy the second costliest storm. there are some areas waiting for help to arrive. three days later, the death toll continues to decline. the national guard rules and to an area where 20,000 are standard. >> we do not have that much food. >> further south natural gas leaks from destroyed homes. crews have not been able to get here to turn off the gas. >> we never really expected this to be this bad. >> we're awed and humbled by nature's destructive power. we mourn the loss of so many people. our hearts go out to those who have lost their loved ones. >> parts of new york city remained paralyzed. lines for buses seemed unending. traffic is worse as police and forced three passenger car pool requirements. some drivers running outg to fill up. >> this is my last time. >> some su
in new york city with the latest. >> for thousands who got their power back, they are in the dark once again because of this nor'easter. a slow recovery effort and hard- hit areas. it is a one two punch. a nor'easter blankets towns and cities. a plunging residents still recovering from hurricane sandy into cold darkness. >> our neighbors and friends -- this is what we are picking out of the water. >> in new york and new jersey, 60,000 customers who got their power back after sandy lost it all again. >> are you frustrated with con ed? >> extremely so. there are good and extremely organized people there, but their response to the storm has been a scandal. >> the nor'easter grabbed at least 1700 flights and stranded thousands of people on the long island railroad, the biggest commuter rail and the country. >> new york city police were forced to) station because of overcrowding. >> i want to go home. mother nature hates us. >> the snowfall forced people in new jersey to once again evacuate. the storm even forced fema and the red cross off of staten island with was decimated by sandy. >> wh
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and in new york city, even with the power out, trick or treaters took to the streets. >> in this part of lower manhattan, the lights are on for the first time since sandy struck. all three major airports will be back online. >> thanks so much. people in our area cleaning up as well from hurricane sandy, continuing that process. trick or treaters walked past falling trees and crews fixing power lines. people concerned about flooding have been keeping an eye on the potomac river. >> it being halloween night, you want to see the sights and all the kids in their costumes but coming down here, you to watch out for your vehicle. it will flood quickly. >> in alexandria, people were putting items back in their buildings. >> the aftermath of sandy may help to create some new jobs. >> let's look at linda bell at bloomberg headquarters. good to see you made it back to work. >> yes. millions of people without power including me and many in my neighborhood. the streets are dark. the traffic lights are off. sandy of course long gone. yesterday the new york stock
of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 7th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm bill weir. well, as the happy obama family flew back to washington today, a few conservative pundits observed that if only america had the same demographics as it did under ronald reagan, mitt romney would have won. yes. and if jonie loves chachi was still in primetime, people wouldn't laugh at my parachute pants. the country is changing in waves. and what last night taught us is that the party that knows how to ride those waves wins. here's my co-anchor, terry moran. >> reporter: america awakened to a new political reality this morning. >> what happened? >> i was wrong. >> reporter: so were a lot of republicans. >> i so wish that i had been able to fulfill your hopes to lead the country in a different direction. but the nation chose another leader. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: what happened yesterday's simple, really, and profound and reflected in all those faces in the crowds last night at obama and romney headquarters. the american e
fadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 16th, 2012. >> good friday evening, i'm bill weir. well, only in america is it controversial for me to begin tonight's program by declaring that global warming is really happening. for doubters, 332-straight months of above average temperatures is not proof enough. and even among believers, there's a fight over who to blame, god or man, natural cycles of fossil fuels. the very words climate change were noticeably absent from this past election, but sandy brought them back in a big way and eager to fuel the conversation, two artists convinced they can help skeptics see climate change in ways scientists cannot. if you drive outside of juneau, alaska, past nugget falls and through the blueberry colored icebe icebergs, you will find mendenhall glacier. of what's left of it. >> the ice came out to right about here in 2007. >> reporter: wow. five years ago, we'd be bumping into the glacier right here. >> yeah. >> reporter: and if you time your visit just right, you might run into james, nature photographer, geo-morphologis and reforme
weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 1st, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. and tonight, we bring you a fresh crisis in a community already decimated by superstorm sandy. tensions are running high over a dwindling supply of vital fuel and supplies on staten island. perhaps the least well known of new york city's five borrows. just a short ferry ride from manhattan, smack dab in the middle of new york harbor. so, that means it bore the brunt of the devastating flood surge. so, tonight, as search andless kupt continues, my co-anchor cynthia mcfadden is there. good evening, cynthia. >> reporter: good evening, terry. massive disaster are composed of small tragedies, one that played out behind me. you may just be able to make out a staircase that used to lead to a house where mother, father and 13-year-old daughter lived. only the mother survived. those stories are far too common out here in staten island. >> when is the government coming? >> reporter: it was a desperate cry for help. >> we're going to die, if we get killed with the weather, we're going to die! >
on the efforts in new york city and new jersey. >> and the may be gone, but frustration is growing. >> we are going to freeze. >> this manhattan neighborhood, recovery continuing at a slow pace. president forgotten.have been >> they have no value. they see other areas are being taken care of and they overlooked us. hundreds showed up to local churches and aid organizations for food. very needed right now. it was another night of the cold for s.i.. thousands of still without .ower, many homeless michael and his family among gumbel. -- among them. >> mine young becerra, daddy, i home.o go said.youngest >> transportation is still a nightmare. drivers waited in o get gas andeep t people waited for blocks to catch the bus. >> where are the buses? >> checkpoints were set up to force people to carpal. door-to-door rescues by the nationalws and guard continued in new jersey natural gas fires burned. new york city will try to return normal. the marathon will go on, but say it should not, because it would strain the city's resources. >> this morning, workers from dominion and the american red f the
and weakening. this morning we will see conditions improve, new york city down through pennsylvania. storms over in the mid-atlantic. sunshine for the day in fact. dealing with snowfall. massachusetts on northward. inland, in maine, then rain stays steady and heavy along the coast in maine down on through the cape cod area. still strong gusty wind to deal with too. as far as storm, accumulation goes. heavy snow through wednesday, in connecticut. most of that ended. by the time it is done. a foot. a wide swath extend through maine. by the coast, watch the change over to mixed precipitation. and then plain rainfall. now it is chilly here once again. across the region, many spots in and around the freezing point. changes ahead, thankfully. see warmer air move in as we head through tt end of the end weekend. moving south and west. rob, paula. back to you. >>> sentencing day for the man behind the tucson shooting rampage that almost killed then congresswoman gabrielle giffords. gifford and husband, mark kelly, will be in court as jared loughner faces life behind bars. kelly is expected to make a stat
island. drivers have increasingly -- in new york city and long island. drivers have increasingly short fuses. >> if you run up in a few hours. >> @ since apiece as a man pushes his -- a tense piece after a man pushes his car to the promised land. more than 500,000 customers across the region are living without power and many also need gas to keep generators running in frigid temperatures. >> 90% is not a victory. the 10% who do not have power is not a defeat. we will keep working and keep pushing the utility companies every day until that number is 0. >> new york city mayor michael bloomberg is taking action, starting at gas rationing system. gas will be rationed stupid drivers with -- will be rationed to drivers who is license plate ends with an odd number to debt -- today. even numbers will be tomorrow. fuel delivery is disrupted. >> we came into manhattan to get gas. >> an hour and a half? >> no, two hours. >> the shortages and long lines are expected to last at least another two weeks. abc news, new york. >> thank you. coming up -- a lifesaver for some men. >> and and area school
way in new york city, but still some big problems. >> a crime in prince george's county inflicting pain as veterans day approaches. >> i'm doug hill in the belfort furniture weather center. every now and then we've get the chance to make a terrific weather forecast. you will like this. >> we continue with a new effort to solve a heartbreaking fifth dating back two years. >> these bronze plaques were for the vfw. stephen tschida has more. >> the pain is always more severe as veterans day approaches. frank macro undiscovered the bronze plaques with the names of hundreds of veterans were stolen almost two years ago. >> i hope they can find some way to still pay respect to these people. this is not right. >> one of the most painful effects of the theft as there is no record of the names around distillate plaques. those names, most likely come are lost forever. >> that's the hardest part. we cannot we do it because we do not have a complete list going back to 1947. >> someone out there must know who stole these bronze plaques. they say it is especially >> this is a memorial for the vete
sentence. >> new york city mayor michael bloomberg has issued a gas rationing plan because of persistent long lines drivers have endured. this plan allows drivers to get gas every other day. this comes after new jersey gov. chris christie enacted a similar plan and it cut down waiting times at gas stations significantly. we have also learned that madison square garden will hold a special concert next month to benefit those affected by sandy. it will be called 12-12-12. >> still to come, get ready for a big traffic mr. r morning if you live in montgomery county. we will tell you the unconventional reason why. >> we are riding along with state authorities as a crackdown on a smuggler you have not thought of but has huge profits for back guys. -- >> have an exclusive look at a crackdown on smuggling you may have not thought of. >> we're talking about cigarette smuggling. it cost the state billions. taxes on cigarettes are substantially lower in virginia that in maryland. the staggering amount of money people are making breaking the law. >> there are suspects behind you. >> we're with underc
obama and... i approve this message. >> zero weeks after hurricane is one step closer normal in new york city -- the week after hurricane sandy. >> investigators are looking at four hundred cases of the city.ing in some people report prices on goods have more than in the wake of sandy. >> believe it or not, despite fact that hurricane sandy issues that the tanks -- at the gas pumps priceseast coast, gas are still dropping. prices have fallen in the district, maryland, and virginia. locations in virginia are below $3.20 a gallon. >> a nice day to fill up the car and take a beautiful drive. >> now with a clear skies, it will be very cold tonight. areagrees and the fairfax and we would choose numbers drop dramatically overnight. -- we will see these numbers drop dramatically overnight. of belowue this trend temperatures. this weekend we may get above have a long way go. down to 39 degrees already in gaithersburg. through the overnight hours, we drop down to 26-34 degrees, for the district but entire metro area. a very cold night. it will be good election day weather tomorrow, it will be be
of hurricane sandy. and were just in that the new york city marathon schedule for the weekend has been cancelled. this comes as the patience of storm victims is wearing thin. supplies are not reaching many while others wait in long lines for gasoline and other essential items. we have the latest from our satellite center. >> the recovery is not coming as fast as anyone affected by the storm would like. some lost everything they had and are having to wait for the most basic necessities. this is what people looking for gasoline are having places like the new jersey turnpike. long lines and short tempers. police were called in richfield new jersey as things got out of hand in one gas line. >> i need to know i have enough power in my home. >> nearly two-thirds of gas stations are not operational. >> can you get in? >> no. >> the problem is just as bad in new york city. >> they get closer to the pump, but when they tell them the gases of, that sends them over the edge sometimes. >> -- when they tell them the gas is off, that sends them over the edge sometimes. >> people should see it quickl
for another round of bad weather. >> new york city officials evacuating hundreds of people from four nursing homes in a storm-battered area. while the nor'easter not expected to be as bad as sandy, officials are worried about first responders being stretched too thin. airlines have cancelled hundreds of flights out of new york city already for today. now, it's 5:26. it's 39 degrees. we've got much more news here on "good morning washington" starting at 5:30. >> still ahead, more live reports on election results. we're going to have reaction from president obama. >> with your stories and your struggles, i return to the white house more determined and more inspired than ever about the work there is to do and the future that lies ahead. >> straight ahead, president obama sounds determined to change the feeling of politics as usual in washington. good morning to you, washington. it's wednesday, november 7. i'm cynne simpson. >> and i'm steve chevy enee. let's get right to jacqui engineers with our forecast. >> later on today, the first snowflakes
in mantiloking where homes were destroyed. new york city will try to return to normal this weekend. the mayor says the marathon will go on, but some people say that it should not because of the strained and already limited city resources. >> a lot of the damage is in staten island, where the race begins. >> under the workers with dominion virginia power and the american red cross are packing up and are prepared to head out of state. they will provide relief in some areas hit hardest by hurricane sandy. john gonzalez is an national harbor where they are staging to leave in a couple hours. >> its been a long week for virginia dominion. they restore power to more than 300,000 homes in northern virginia. pretty much everyone is back up and running, but the work continues for the company. this is a mobile operation this morning. 1500 workers are being sent out this morning to new jersey, where major outages remain. we are told this is the largest group ever sent out of state. these men and women are coming off very long days, as you can imagine. along the jersey shore, 50% of the homes are still w
are mostly running again. the same cannot be said, though, for the new york city marathon, the largest in the world canceled at the last minute due to controversy. some runners, however, are making good use of this day. and abc's john schriffen has more on that. >> reporter: good morning, dan. instead of thousands of runners making their way to the starting line in staten island, later today, many will be coming right here to staten island ferry to gather donations. there's a lot going on here in downtown manhattan. right undermy feet, 5,000 gallons of water being pumped out of a subway station every minute to get it back up and running. we have signs of normalcy popping up, but there's still a lot of work to be done. flying high above the tristate, abc news got an exclusive close look at the coast guard cleanup efforts. the canal that separates new jersey from staten island where 350,000 gallons of fuel spilled over as a result of the superstorm. >> i think we're starting to win as far as the response. >> reporter: and this morning, a welcome sight, the crane that dangled so precariou
with a powerful image of america's biggest city without power. >> look at that "new york magazine" hits the stand today with this remarkable aerial view of half of manhattan plunged into darkness. >> an architecture photographer actually took that photo from 5,000 feet up to show new york was actually two cities. and he said it was difficult to secure a helicopter the day after the storm. >> and he was able to get gas. >>> and a super star may an online star for someone usually in the shadows. very animated sign language interpreter for mayor mike bloomberg. hard to keep your eyes on the mayor, isn't it. >> that inspired "saturday night live's" own news interpreter alongside governor chris christie. >> also, i'd like to give a sincere thanks for bred obama on how he handled the election. on election day, i'm voting for mitt romney, but if i had to pick one guy who had my back during a crisis, it would be barack obama. it's amazing. true inspiration. again, i'll be a good soldier, i'll vote for romney, but i'm going to hate it. >> a latelooming mon narcotic butterfly is my greating later eye today
returned to normal for most of us, the situation returns see -- remain serious in new york city and new is justs the cleanup beginning. new york city michael bloomberg damage and staten island. than 500,000 customers in york city remained without power. recovery.signs of three subway lines are expected tomorrow. the past hour, new york reduced andrew cuomo bus fares for the rest of the week. cannot thank the rest of -- the president enough. >> governor chris christie personally thank president obama for his help. they met with concerned lost their homes. nucleus remains very much in a state of emergency tonight. -- new jersey remains very much in a state of emergency tonight. at last check, to all people killed in the state. two million remain without power. vice president joe biden made some political waves. --, dangerous and attackers attacks, and now for president is again, less than a the election. mitt romney was joined by senator marco rubio at his rally at the university of miami. he showed u.s. -- praised fema playing a key role. vice president joe biden was in sarasota, and he
york city and on long island. new york city council will meet today or they are expected to approve a half million dollar emergency plan. >> the cure that was ravaged by hurricane sandy will be rebuilt. -- de pier. the pier was badly damaged weeks ago during hurricane sandy. >> there's some good news there. still, folks in new jersey and new york do not have the power weeks after the storm. court's and it is going to be very cold there, here as well. there is the potential for another coastal storm. is still too early to say exactly what will happen without one. but we will be watching for sunday and monday. let us show you what has happened. you are seeing out there? mixed in with the rain. a couple of sleet palates. you can see a nice clearing on our time-lapse on our roof camera here in arlington overlooking the seven corners area. our time-lapse also showing you from our fairfax county camera. the rain is coming down. had about 1 inch of rain in fairfax. most of the rain is pulling out now. that is good news. a couple light showers down in calvert county. here is the cold front
and northeast between boston, new york city and d.c. trains to and from new york city are subject to delay while repairs continue. to avoid long lines and sold out trains make reservations and pay in advance. abc is dedicating today as a day of giving to raise minute for victims of sandy. doing its part to help we will donate a dollar to the red cross for every person who likes our faculty page g. to wjla.com/facebook to help out. >> katie couric one of several taking part. she will be on "good morning america" and you can look for more on the effort on her show that airs at 4:00 here. >> it is 4:36. wall street on the sidelines on the election. with more on that and a preview of the trading day we go to new york. >> good morning. stock futures quiet at the moment. a lot of it is the big story of the week with such a close race the election. as president obama and mitt romney tussle over the white house the fear is the united states' failure to limit damage of the fiscal clip that could put us back in recessi down them down will be the topic of a discussion as the g-20
think the new york city mar thong should be held as scheduled? let us foe what you think. logon to our facebook page at wnnfans.com. you believe they should go ahead. >> i do. we've been talking about this for a few days. yes, i mean i did run the marine corps marathon and i remember we did it at the u.s. attorneys office, a group of prosecutors to raise money for aids and aids awareness and raised a lot of money and the district got a lot of money because there are a lot of people that travel in, the local businesses thrive during that time and $340 million is a lot of money for the city. >> i get it. >> after this devastation. >> i get the economy. i get the charity, part of it. i get that folks have already booked hotels and flights. i get that you want to make a statement that new york is still going to be new york and all that, they're still finding bodies in home. cops and workers have been working for days long shift. it's time to restrain resources and running in all that hoopla that folks just lost everything. there's no right answer. >> i wonder what our viewers think. >> chi
were out. in new york city, even with the power out, trick or treaters took to the streets. >> in this part of lower manhattan, the lights are back on for the first time since sandy struck. in a few hours, all three of the major airports will be back online. >> an update now on the recovery efforts here in the d.c. area. pepco says it has restored power to just about everybody who lost it during the storm. thousands of people, many dominion customers still without power. 10,000 total. today governor martin o'malley will visit garrett county. there was only minor flooding in old town alexandria. that power figure from all three power companies combiped. >> we're learning that the state attorney is expected to announce today that the former penn state spanier is going to be charged with perjury and obstruction of justice. he was forced to resign when all of o these charges were filed against sandusky a year ago. when contacted late last night his lawyer said he had no comment about what could come out later on today. spanier has said he really knew nothi
, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 15th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm cynthia mcfadden. tonight, we go on the air, intensifying missile attacks are pounding the gaza strip. part of an escalating conflict that has the world holding its breath, fearing a new war in the middle east could erupt at any moment. tensions between the israelis and palestinians are threatening to boil over, in a region still destabilized from the arab spring. abc's christiane amanpour reports from a middle east on the brink. christiane? >> reporter: cynthia, tonight, i can tell, you jerusalem where i am is extremely tense. here and around the world, everyone is watching to see who will make the next move in this increasingly deadly game of chess in the holy land. the last time there was this kind of violence was four years ago when israel conducted an air and ground invasion of gaza, it lasted three weeks and left more than 1,000 people dead. after days of tit for tat attacks between israelis and palestinians, the israeli military stepped up, launching what
it cleared water from one of the hudson river tunnels and is running a test train from new york city to new york without passengers. the d.c. council is thinking ahead to next summer. why some businesses could be fined to run the air-conditioner and leaving the door open. >> the forecast for friday and the weekend. >> that explosion as the nfl's grambling. they say they are about to hand out a punishment. comparisons are inevitable. both heisman winners. i have it for you anncr: it's said that character is what we do... when we think no one is looking. mitt romney: believe that they are victims. anncr: mitt romney thought no one was looking when... he attacked forty-seven percent of americans. his companies shipped jobs overseas. his plan cuts millionaires' taxes, but raises yours. he'll voucherize medicare... and make catastrophic cuts to education. so remember what romney said... and what his plan would do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >> there is a proposal before the city council that would find some businesses for leaving their doo
, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 8th, 2012. >> good evening, i'll bill weir. well, today in arizona, a 77-year-old man took his first free breath in 38 years. of course, people leave prison every day in this country, but what makes this moment extraordinary are the twists and turns that preceded it. the double homicide, the exwife's accusations, the desperate decades spent trying to prove innocence. abc's dan harris has been following this story for years, and brings us the very latest in this "nightline" investigates. >> reporter: you are looking at bill macumber's first breaths of freedom, after serving 38 years for a double murder he says he did not commit. >> big day, family day. >> reporter: this scene, the culmination of an astonishingly nasty fight between macumber and two powerful women. his ex-wife and also the governor of arizona. late today, at his first news conference, macumber cried when talking about the lawyers who fought to get him out. >> excuse me, excuse the emotion, but -- i'm here because of all these people. so -- i woul
with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city. this is "nightline," november 13th, 2012. >>> good evening, i'm terry moran. well the twists just keep on coming in the scandal that led cia director david petraeus to step down. and today there was a stunning new turn that now the top general in afghanistan is feeling the unwelcome glare of the spotlight. at the center of it all, a tampa socialite named jill kelly. and abc's brian ross has set out to discover who this woman really its who has helped unravel the careers of one of the most powerful men in america. >> reporter: her destrakttracto harsh saying she is a social climbing bored socialite. in the course of only a few days two of the most powerful men in america have been surrounded by scandal because of action she's has taken. sending shock waves all the way to the white house. >> well i certainly, think, wouldn't call it welcome. >> reporter: first it was cia director david petraeus. and now it is general john allen, running the war in afghanistan. togeth together, a devastating blow to a country at war. >> anythin
weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 9th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm bill weir. when president obama strode into the east room of the white house this afternoon, we all knew that job one of term two is to hammer out some sort of deal with republicans to keep the federal government from veering off the so-called fiscal cliff. and we knew he would probably lay down some markers. >> i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. i'm committed to solving our fiscal challenges. but i refuse to accept any approach that isn't balanced. i'm not going to ask students and seniors and middle class families to pay down the entire deficit while people like me making over $250,000 aren't asked to pay a dime more in taxes. i'm not going to do that. >> but what we did not know about that moment is that the president was also thinking about finding a new director of the cia. after decorated four-star general david petraeus admitted an affair and resigned. abc's senior foreign affairs correspondent martha raddatz has the details. >> reporter: as cia director, david petraeus held all of
bit of rain or snow tomorrow. many airlines have canceled flights into the three new york city airports starting at noon tomorrow. this is a time lapse from our washington-lee camera. it will bring more difficult weather to the coast. we will get off relatively easy. 43 in annapolis, 39 in the district. it is going to be cold. the precipitation, not so much of a factor. tomorrow, some areas will be lucky to get out of the 30's. here comes the moisture and the energy. it will intensify tomorrow and moved northward. we may see a little bit of light rain in the afternoon. you will not have to go far to find a couple of inches of snow. r futurecast shows a time line here. 6:00 tonight, that was 20 minutes ago, but that is for the animation starts. precipitation in the morning just south of washington. 80 of his sprinkles early in the morning. we will be breezy and cold, most of the precipitation along the coast lines and the west to be developing along the coast as well. by tomorrow night, we could have some light snow across the area. thursday morning, as the storm left out, we wi
as that. >> reporter: new york city kids went back to school today. most big apple subways up and running. and those gas lines, still long, but getting shorter, as the new supply makes its way to the battered storm zone. but in the hard-hit rockaways neighborhood, jane marino is at her breaking point. >> give us the services that everybody needs out here. we're desperate. >> reporter: after the storm, jane stayed behind with her elderly parents -- the ambulance for her mother couldn't make it through the sand-clogged streets. >> i've resorted to putting on the gas jets on the stove. >> reporter: they are among the 1.4 million people still without power in the wake of hurricane sandy -- 115,000 of them right here in new york city. with temperatures expected to dip below freezing tonight, hypothermia is a real threat especially for the elderly and young children. sandy's death toll is at 106 people. 40 in new york city alone. and the cold brings fresh fear. >> this evening nypd patrol officers will use loudspeakers to urge people to go where they can be warm. >> reporter: most shelters stil
the sky to the sea, clear parts of new york city are still a mess. some areas are still flooded, buried in sand. just aren't there anymore. >> it's a little disturbing. a little heart wrenching. my neighborhood got hit hard also. >> reporter: to get a better idea of what new yorkers are going through, we followed the new york police department on a search and recovery mission. this was the scene tuesday, when the aviation team had to be lowered into the flood zones to rescue five adults and one child from the rooftops of their home. >> it was pretty daring. it was pretty intense. pretty stressful. but those guys pulled it off. >> reporter: we're now flying over staten island, the hardest of the five boroughs to get to. and the devastation is unimaginable. it almost looks like a wrecking ball just came through and just swept those homes out. from this high up in the air, it almost looks like toothpicks just scattered everywhere across this borough. this staten island marina looks like a bunch of toy boats piled up. but from the water, we get a whole, new perspective. what are we looking
jersey, the new york city area, still without power. temperatures around the freezing point. that's not what we want to see. not what we want to see headed forward is threat for a nor'easter. exactly what we are dealing with. a surge of cold air out of the nation's midsection, tracking the system, and strengthening. late wednesday, early thursday when the system rolls its way in. we are looking for rain driven rain in the spots, affected by sandy. nothing like what we saw with sandy. causing coastal flooding all the same. threat of snowfall further in. rob, paula. back to you. >>> now to the race for the white house. in the final hours of campaign 2012, candidates locked in a tense, tight battle. jamming in as many spots in as many important places as they can. when we say jamming in, that's no joke. >> racking up the frequent flier miles. with a day to go. what is the last second strategy. good morning. >> good morning, rob and paula. it is expected to be a photo finish. both side are trying to get the edge by racing from swing state to swing state trying to win over those undeci
hard to find for so many who need it. >> 77% of fuel stations, gas stations, in new york city, are closed. have run dry. it's being called an unprecedented gas crisis in the city. >>> also, we have gabby giffords' story. she came face-to-face with the man who shot her in court yesterday. her husband said he may have put a bullet in her head. but he can't dent her spirit. we're going to hear from astronaut mark kelly about his former congresswoman wife. >>> the big announcement for walmart that is shaking up holiday shopping. black friday, starting earlier than ever. it's now moving to thursday, on thanksgiving. don't blame the messenger. >> that does not look fun. >> that's not exactly how you want to spend that wonderful, family day. >> all right, folks. >>> let's get right to the escalating gas crisis in the northeast. widespread rationing is expanding to include new york city and long island. abc's john muller is at a gas station right here in manhattan, where the lines have been extraordinarily long. good morning to you, john. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. and they
>> live and in hd, this is abc 7 "news at noon," on your side. >> new york city airports back the subway partially in service. >> but the recover from the storm killed 75 people in the is just beginning. let's get the latest from new york. >> superstorm sandy may have destructiont the behind continues to have a lasting impact. in hoboken, new jersey, national rolled in where 20,000 flooded in stranded homes. stillter of this city is supplies arend running low. farther south, the powerful lifted homes from their foundations and ruptured gas spreading fears of a e explosion. a> everywhere you go, you hear noise of the open gas lines. >> utility crews cannot reach fire in an affluent jersey e neighborhood and are until they can shut off the gas. york, it really is a tale cities. nie you can see the stark difference. manhattan split in half. those with power and those without. above 34th street, the lights are on. below 34th street, it's dark and vacant. but gribble little scary, we just have to make it work. >> 14 of 23 subway lines in the running on a limited basis. traffic on t
to restore limited service to new york city tomorrow. those who have already -- you can receive a refund or a voucher for future travel. >> city buses are starting to run again in new york. wednesday night people push their way onto a bus and headed over the queens borough bridge. the agency that runs public transport will offer free rides today and tomorrow. they are encouraging people to use mass transit instead of driving. 4:" right now and 41 degrees outside. >> the video that has gone by role. the presidential election >> welcome back. >> we were following a story out of college park, maryland. police say a robbery took place early this morning at the 7300 baltimore ave. the suspects are still at large. they are asking students to stay alert. this did happen off campus. it is a store we are continuing to follow. another story from the university of southern california. we will pull up the front page of the l.a. times. several people have been shot at a campus halloween party. not sure yet if the victims are students or not. we are trying to get more information out of los angeles. t
enormous pressure, new york has canceled the iconic new york city marathon for the first time in history. 40,000 runners from all over the world sidelined. and even a lot of those athletes wondered how anyone ever thought they could possibly run when so many communities around them are suffering. abc's dan harris now on this huge controversy, the big decision and the breaking news tonight. dan? >> reporter: diane, good evening. as you know, the mayor really wanted this race to be run. he hoped it would be a sign of unity in this crippled city, but he admitted it had become a source of controversy and division. it was scenes like this -- this is your house right here? >> yeah. this is my house. i used to be over there. >> reporter: jux posed against scenes like this that forced the mayor to cancel the marathon. today, we saw them loading in cases of vodka. private party going on in here. and pal lets of water and food. this is a lot of provisions. can't go in this area? but the pictures that truery did not sit well in this city were hundreds of thousands still don't have power, four large
are canceling hundreds of flights all -- out of new york city airports. >> a virginia task forces back from new jersey after helping with recovery. >> the team conducted a search and rescue operations in new jersey. we spoke to residents the first several days after the storm. >> we brought our boats and continued to assist. they had another assignment. we continued that operation late into the night removing people. >> maryland task force one is also home. they focused on efforts in new york. they partnered with national guard to get out and help storm victims. >> let's check in to find out more details about what is ahead. >> moisture out there -- south and east of the metro area. everything is just rain at this moment, but we will likely see a little mixing coming in. let's turn to live super doppler -- you see that on the eastern shore. also frederiksberg, light rain coming down at this time. for the most part, you will see light showers in the metro area. winter weather advisories for northeast maryland including baltimore. they could potentially get one-3 inches of wet snow. the ground te
are still without power. some can't even get back to their homes. >> in new york city mayor bloomberg now instituting a gas rationing system. >> they should have done this from day it's expecteded to last a couple of more weeks. >> the folks out here will be back here tomorrow morning to unload some of the contents of these trucks to be put in a bigger truck. that truck will take them to new jersey. >> tonight, police make an unusual arrest. >> the local suspect in custody. how it is tied to facebook and twitter. >> a traffic godsend or new traffic nightmare. the relief and the warning that signs of a new beltway hot lane. take you out on a cautious test drive. >> nice evening out there. a little on the chilly side again. milder days. are you ready for the weekend? >> we have from the district as residents are forced from their apartments following a fire in northeast. this happened in the 2800 block of question beck street. the smoke and the flames were confined to one unit. and the word right now is no one was hurt. >> a man wanted for a drug f
. >> a new gas rationing plan takes effect this morning in new york city and long island. police will be enforcing the new system. it allows drivers to get gas every other day. new jersey gov. chris christie enacted a similar plan. madison square garden will hold a special concert next month to benefit people affected by sandy. it will be held on december 12 and it will be called 12-12-12. more details are expected in the coming days. >> let's check in with jacqui jeras. >> pretty decent weather over all. the nor'easter that kept as cloudy and cool the last couple of days is making its way toward the canadian maritime and away from the united states. we have cleared things out. it was nice to see the sunshine finally yesterday afternoon. that will stick around for several days. 44 degrees at this hour at reagan national. fredericksburg has a temperature at 37 degrees. we will warm up this afternoon between 53 and 58. look at the weekend, how about that? 63 on saturday and sunday is veterans day sunny and a nice at 67. let's head over to trafficked with jamie. >> the overnight con
: new york city kids went back to school, the big apple subways up and running, and the gas lines still long but getting shorter as the new supply makes its way to the battered storm zone. in the hard hit rockaways neighborhood, this woman is at her breaking point. >> eight days. the mayor talks. the governor says the sun is out today. who cares? who cares if the sun is out today. get us the services that everybody need out here. we are desperate. >> reporter: after the storm, jane stayed behind with her elderly parents. the ambulance for her mother couldn't make it through the sand-clogged streets. >> i have resorted to putting on the gas jets on the stove. >> among the 1.4 million people without power in the weak of hurricane sandy. 115,000 right here in new york city. with temperatures expected to dip below freezing, hypothermia is a threat especially for the elderly and young children. sandy's death toll its at 106 people. 40 in new york city alone. and the cold brings fresh fear. >> nypd patrol officers would use loud speakers to urge people to go where they can be warm. >> shelter
. >> the poor folks in new york city. many were still without power. >> around here. >> this is how it looked today. what a nice day it was. guess whose birthday is. brian hopkins. a beautiful picture of a sunset. now the clouds. our attempt to outside now, remember this one well, not only but the high temperature of 72. the last 70-degree day we will see this year? it could be. 72 here in washington. s out to minneapolis. 27 degrees. the high temperature today. 20's now.ow there is the cold front. really sweeping into our realm. temperatures in detroit, indianapolis, 30 degrees below were the same time yesterday. been going on.s there is the change. we have the southwesterly wind. is the weather front. there it is. you can see on radar, the front continue to come through us with some showers. leftover showers at noontime. more rain showers by the great lakes. bit. breaking up a little outpoured west virginia, another .ine that will be coming our way, too. here is our doppler. is how things look on the future cast. temperatures tomorrow morning will still be near the high the 50's.e today int
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